Enhance the educational impact of a field trip by adding a private class taught by a Museum educator. Discovery Place Science classes incorporate inquiry-based learning with hands-on activities, all geared toward providing exposure to STEM topics and supporting classroom curriculum needs.

Grades 9 - 11

3D Printing Elements

Choose an element to design & print using Tinker CAD

Grades 9 - 11

Grades 5 - 8

Advanced Robotics

Get an introduction to writing programs for LEGO® EV3 robots

Grades 5 - 8

Pre K - Grade 2

Amazing Animals

Get up close to amazing creatures

Pre K - Grade 2

Grade 4

Animal Behavior & Adaptation

Observe fascinating behaviors and adaptations of animals

Grade 4

Grades 9 - 12

Animal Relationships

Explore the important role each organism plays in its ecosystem

Grades 9 - 12

Grades 9 - 12

Applied Biochemistry: Finding Patient Zero

Explore the biochemistry behind immune system response

Grades 9 - 12

Grades 4 - 8

Become a Fan of Wind Energy

Learn about renewable energy by designing a wind turbine

Grades 4 - 8

Grades 9 - 12

Beginner's Zoology

Gain an introduction to differentiating taxonomic groups

Grades 9 - 12

Grades 9 - 12

Biotechnology in Action

Explore the concept of bacterial transformation & learn about biotechnology

Grades 9 - 12

Grades 9 - 12

Bodies in Space: The Relationship Between the Sun & Earth

Discover how stars are created, how they change & what happens when they die

Grades 9 - 12

Grade 4

Build a Cell

Learn about plant and animal cells by recreating them

Grade 4

Pre K - Grade 2

Can You Hear Me?

Explore how sound travels through fun experiments

Pre K - Grade 2

Grades 5 - 8

Concepts of Chemistry

Mix molecules and investigate rate altering chemical manipulations

Grades 5 - 8

Pre K - Grade 2

Dig Into Earth Science

Test soils, examine plant parts and follow the rock cycle

Pre K - Grade 2

Grades 5 - 7

DNA Detectives

Explore genotypes, phenotypes, alleles and traits

Grades 5 - 7

Grades 3 - 4

Earth, Moon and The Great Beyond

Join the rotation revolution powerful enough to alter your world

Grades 3 - 4

Grade 5

Ecosystem Exploration

Discover characteristics of each biome as you get up close to live animals.

Grade 5

Grades 3 - 7

Energetic Contraptions

Design, build and test your very own mini-catapult

Grades 3 - 7

Pre K - Grade 2

Engineering 1, 2, 3

Find out what it’s like to be an engineer through hands-on challenges

Pre K - Grade 2

Pre K - Grade 2

Everything Matters

Observe and discover the properties of solids, liquids and gases

Pre K - Grade 2

Grades 4 - 8

Fetal Pig Dissection

Calling all junior surgeons!

Grades 4 - 8

Grades 5 - 7

Force and Motion

Experiment with Newton’s Laws of Motion

Grades 5 - 7

Grades 9 - 12

Genetic Fingerprinting with PCR

Delve deeper into the world of DNA

Grades 9 - 12

Grade 5

Hot and Cold

Use your bare hands to cause a color change and make a liquid boil

Grade 5

Pre K - Grade 2

I Like to Move It, Move It

This action packed class is perfect for junior engineers

Pre K - Grade 2

Grades 4 - 8

Inside Out - Dissection

Gain an understanding of the human body through dissection

Grades 4 - 8

Pre K - Grade 2

Mini Meteorology

Snow, rain, sunshine or clouds?

Pre K - Grade 2

Grades 3 - 4

Mold Making & Fossils

Find out what fossils are and how they are created

Grades 3 - 4

Grades 3 - 8

Motors, Circuits & Art

Make a DrawBot with batteries, motors and circuits

Grades 3 - 8

Grade 3

Move It or Lose It

Explore the structure and functions of the human body

Grade 3

Grades 4 - 8

Musical Circuits

Get hands-on with Makey Makey, Ardunio and Raspberry Pi

Grades 4 - 8

Grade 9

Musical Circuits

Learn how to create a musical instrument using the Makey Makey invention kit

Grade 9

Grades 5 - 7

Need a Hand?

Learn the benefits of 3D printing for devices like prosthetics

Grades 5 - 7

Pre K - Grade 2

Ocean Adventure

Dive in and explore the world’s oceans

Pre K - Grade 2

Grades 9 - 12

Oceanography

Explore how the ocean works & get a behind-the-scenes aquarium tour

Grades 9 - 12

Grade 4

Ohm My Circuits

Learn the difference between static and current electricity

Grade 4

Pre K - Grade 2

Operation Rainforest

Study the amazing animals that live in World Alive

Pre K - Grade 2

Pre K - Grade 2

Outer Space Exploration

Explore the moon and all its changing faces

Pre K - Grade 2

Grade 3

Plants & Soil

Learn all about plants and how they survive

Grade 3

Grade 4

Rocks and Fossils

Learn about the rock cycle and take a look at Museum fossils

Grade 4

Grade 7

Simple Machines

Learn mechanics through activities using gears and levers

Grade 7

Grade 3

Structures of the Earth

Unearth our planet's unique physical features

Grade 3

Grade 7

Take a Cell-fie

Explore the makeup and function of human cells

Grade 7

Grades 5 - 7

The Human Body

Identify several body systems using hands-on activities

Grades 5 - 7

Grade 6

The Secret Life of Plants

Evaluate the diverse world of green plants

Grade 6

Grades 9 - 12

Tools of the Trade

Explore different facets of the biotechnology industry

Grades 9 - 12

Grades 5 - 7

What's the Forecast?

Build a better understanding of weather and climate

Grades 5 - 7

Grade 3

What's The Matter?

Explore the phases of matter

Grade 3